Design Engineer

Job Description

Design Engineer

What's in it for you?

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 33 days holiday entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health care
  • Life assurance
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Progression & training opportunities

About your next employer

Our client is a manufacturer of heavy plant machinery with a global presence. They are famed for their innovative products and designs within the industry. They have an opportunity to join their design team at a time when business is booming. This is a great chance to build a career within a company that is a market leader with a great reputation.

What you'll do

  • Come up with solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products
  • Provide plant based solutions tailored to meet specific customer and site needs
  • Comply with Group standards in the areas of QFD, FMEA, design-for-manufacture, prototype development and field testing
  • Ensure current and new products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliability
  • Reduce manufacturing cost through improved design and consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers
  • To investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner
  • Stay knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative.

About you

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience in engineering, ideally with design experience in this or a similar industry
  • Proficient user of 3D Solid Modelling CAD, ideally CREO
  • Good technical expertise in mechanical systems ideally with sheet metal and structural design
  • A good understanding of the various applications that the equipment can operate in along with an appreciation for the expected performance of the machines
  • Working knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Can identify risks both technical and commercial with proposed product change or new product
  • Able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident

For further information on this job, or any other Engineering or Manufacturing roles in Northern Ireland, apply via the link or contact for a confidential chat today.

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